Why 'class spam(object)' instead of class spam(Object)' ?

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Tue Sep 18 04:07:39 CEST 2007

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"Colin J. Williams" <cjw at sympatico.ca> writes:

> > Carl Banks wrote:
> >> The reason why "object" is lower case is because built-in types
> >> are spelled in lower-case.

> Does the user care whether an object is implemented in C?

Probably not. But they probably do care that the type is built-in.

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